The False goatsbeard should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero. These plants lose the aerial part during the coldest months of the year. As spring begins, stems and leaves quickly start to reproduce.It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.
Generalities False goatsbeard
The False goatsbeard is a plant for a rock garden. The False goatsbeard is large in size and 20 cm in height; in the summer it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form.
Fertilization False goatsbeard
We suggest adding to the irrigation water, in the spring, every 20-25 days, a specific fertilizer for flowering plants. We can also mix to the soil near the plants a granular slow release fertilizer, which has a 3-4 month action.
Watering False goatsbeard
During this period of the year the The False goatsbeard needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Perennial plants are subject to some months of vegetational rest. During these months it isn't necessary to water them.
Treatments False goatsbeard
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil False goatsbeard
These plants need a scarcely drained soil, which can remain slightly damp.
Notes - False goatsbeard
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.